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FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
enforcement official also saying that the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who had been -- allegedly holding this boy in his backyard bunker all this time, that the suspect in the case is dead. kimberly, all of this began last tuesday afternoon. the boy was riding home on a school bus in this neighborhood, in this area where i am when a gunman boarded the bus, the bus driver positioned himself between the gunman and the children. the gunman opened fire fatally wounding mr. poland and one of the children was taken hostage. that child being that 5-year-old brought to a backyard bunker in the backyard of this suspect jimmy lee dykes, a 65-year-old who neighbors describe as very territorial someone who would become violent if neighbors or even a dog would venture anywhere close to his property. neighbors saying he harbored very strong anti government views. through out the standoff that ensued authorities kept a long line of communication with the suspect 24-hours a day through a pvc pipe that was providing ventilation from the surface down into under ground bunker. authorities releasing
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am EST
boarded the school bus in this neighborhood. law enforcement authorities say jimmy lee dykes the suspect was demanding hostages. the driver on that bus tried to resist him standing between the gunman and the students, and that is when he was shot. the driver was fatally wounded and the driver took one of the hostages that 5-year-old boy to an under ground bunker in in his backyard. the bunker by all accounts was well stocked for food. this man was ready for the long hall. we don't know an exact motive but residents say jimmy lee dykes harbored strong anti government views and seemed paranoid would sometimes brandish a weapon if people got too close to his property. one neighbor said he went so far to beat to death her dog with a led pipe when that dog ventured on to the property. jimmy lee dykes was a ticking time bomb and they are not surprised that he resorted to violence. now law enforcement authorities reporting that jimmy lee dykes is dead the man accused of holding the boy hostage for nearly 7 days the boy is okay. he is at a hospital being checked out. >> you were reportin
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
informed us that the suspect 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. they had been trying to negotiate through out this ordeal which was about to go into a 7th day through out the ordeal. it sounded like negotiations were peaceful. mr. dykes allowing them to supply comfort supplies to the little boy. supplies such as medication, snacks, such as cheez-its and toys such as a red hot wheels car he requested yesterday. but today although they did not elabora elaborate, authorities say the negotiations started to go south and that is when they decided to storm the bunker. listen to what they said at a news conference moments ago. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. within the past 24-hours negotiations deteriorated and mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point fbi agents fearing the child was in eminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. the child appears physically unharmed and is being treated at a local hospital. the subject is deceased. >> the standoff began tuesday afternoon,
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
ventilation. the suspect jimmy lee dykes told authorities the 5-year-old hostage is being cared for. there's a heater down there to keep the bunk ir warm. dykes has allowed them to lower coloring books medications and toys for the boy through the pvc pipe. he was ab doukted from the school bus tuesday afternoon. the driver charles poland jr. tried to confront the gunman when he came on board demanding hostages but was shot to death. a large crowd is expected at the driver's funeral tomorrow so that 2:00 event will be held at the owe czar civic center to accommodate the crowd. the family is receiving a ground swell of report in this community which is still in shock over tuesday's event. the emotion captured in still photos we want to show you from a local photographer ricky stokes who runs his onus web site and was on the scene minutes after the fatal shooting. the community is grateful for the bus driver's heroic efforts to protect the children in his care. there will be a caravan of school buses arriving outside of the funeral as a show of support. >>> jonathan reporting live for
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